CivicSpark is a Governor's Initiative AmeriCorps program dedicated to building capacity for local governments to address community resilience issues such as climate change, water, housing, and mobility. CivicSpark is recruiting 90 Fellows for the 2019-20 Service Year. You can view the projects for the upcoming service by visiting Our Projects page.
Please see our Fellow FAQ page if you have any questions.
NOTE for those interested in the North Coast: We may not have projects available in this region for the upcoming year. You may still select this as a region of interest in the application, and if you move on in the process and a project is approved within the North Coast, you may be considered for that project.
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PART 1: STIPEND, CITIZENSHIP, AND BACKGROUND CHECK CONFIRMATION
This section asks you to confirm your understanding of key program aspects.
PART 4: SHORT ESSAYS
This section asks for short essay responses on key topics about your background and interests relative to the CivicSpark program. Please answer the three following questions in 500 words or less per question (1500 words total). We encourage you to type out your responses in a Word Doc and then paste it into the application to avoid any potential loss of information.